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November 1st, 2013
Minister Walwyn hopes a local can head HMP in next two years!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “In the next two years, the position of Superintendent will be open once again. I remain committed to seeing the top job at Her Majesty’s Prison earned and given to a local officer,” said Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn at the opening ceremony for the Job Fair to recruit new persons for the facility today, November 1, 2013.

October 9th, 2013
Local Charles L. Forbes Out! UK National David Foot in as Prison boss!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After days of investigation and speaking with Virgin Islands News Online’s many sources within the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, this news site can confirm that Acting Superintendent of Prisons, Mr Charles L. Forbes, an indigenous Virgin Islander, has lost his job with Government.

October 5th, 2013
Appointment of UK man as Sup. Of Prisons a shock to HMP officers

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI – The announcement of the appointment by UK-appointed Governor William B. McCleary of a United Kingdom national as Superintendent of Prisons for Her Majesty’s Prison at Balsam Ghut has come as a “big shock” to most senior and junior ranks within the prison service.

February 22nd, 2013
RVIPF not probing any “suspiciousness” regarding Supt. Holder’s death- Morris

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Acting Commissioner of Police David Morris has laid to rest speculation that police are investigating some level of “suspiciousness” over the death of Superintendent of Prisons Richard D. Holder.

January 4th, 2013
Shake-up at HM Prison coming!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Her Majesty’s Prison at Balsum Ghut is in for some level of shake-up as the new Acting Superintendent seeks to embark on a number of new measures, some favourable and others not so favourable by officers at the various levels.

December 19th, 2012
UPDATE: Richard D. Holder was a man of distinction & honour- Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI- The late Superintendent of Prisons Richard Dacosta Holder was laid to rest today December 19, 2012 amid glowing tributes from the upper echelon of society including Premier Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith and Governor Boyd McCleary.

December 12th, 2012
UPDATE: Funeral date for Richard Holder still unknown

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Almost three weeks since well known Superintendent of Prisons Richard Holder passed away, no funeral date has yet been confirmed for his burial. Mr Holder died on November 24, 2012.

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